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Disability Access Litigation on the Rise

In an article published recently in The Wall Street Journal (“Disability Lawsuits Against Small Businesses Soar,” October 15, 2014), staff writer Angus Loten reported that accessibility lawsuits brought under the Americans...more

10/29/2014 - ADA Disability Disability Discrimination Failure to Accommodate Public Accommodation Small Business Title III

Ninth Circuit Finds Police Officer with ADHD Not Disabled Under ADA

Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, No. 12-35726 (August 15, 2014): In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a police officer with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was not disabled under the...more

10/2/2014 - ADA Corporate Counsel Disability Police

Five New ADA Pool Lift Lawsuits Filed

Five new lawsuits were recently filed against hotels under the recently-effective pool lift regulation....more

6/20/2013 - Accessibility Rules ADA Disability Access Claims Hotels Swimming Pools

Two More ADA Pool Lift Lawsuits Filed—More Are Certainly on the Way

Just saw two new lawsuits filed against hotels under the recently-effective pool lift regulation. Both lawsuits were filed on May 20—one in federal court in Minneapolis against a national hotel chain and the second, a...more

5/24/2013 - ADA Disability Access Claims Hotels Swimming Pools

Disability Access Lawsuit Filed in Los Angeles Against Bed Bath & Beyond Could Spell Trouble For Retailers, Others

Earlier this week, on April 29, 2013, a man with hearing impairments filed suit against Bed Bath & Beyond alleging that it failed to provide captioning or a transcript for the product promotional video on display in its Los...more

5/6/2013 - Bed Bath & Beyond Disability Access Claims Retailers

Identical Lawsuits Filed Against Eight Hotels Under Recent Pool Lift Regulation

The first eight reported lawsuits have been filed against eight different hotels over their alleged failure to install pool lifts for the disabled. It didn’t take long. The lawsuits rely on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ)...more

3/22/2013 - ADA Disability Discrimination Discrimination DOJ Hotels Public Accommodation Swimming Pools

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